The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 55 54 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 37 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.62% 3.07% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 3.23% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 8
Average salary £32,250 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.03% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,200 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -
Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
991 930 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.06% 95.09% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 783 794 807
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 24 (55.81%) QA
2 23 (53.49%) Software Testing
3 15 (34.88%) Manual Testing
4 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
5 12 (27.91%) ISEB
6 11 (25.58%) Degree
7 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
7 10 (23.26%) Regression Testing
7 10 (23.26%) Scrum
8 9 (20.93%) Selenium
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.60%) C#
9 8 (18.60%) Java
9 8 (18.60%) SQL
9 8 (18.60%) Windows
10 7 (16.28%) Perl
10 7 (16.28%) C++
10 7 (16.28%) Gherkin
10 7 (16.28%) Ranorex
10 7 (16.28%) Ruby
11 6 (13.95%) VoIP
12 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
12 5 (11.63%) Open Source
12 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
12 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
13 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
13 4 (9.30%) Finance
13 4 (9.30%) WAN
13 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
13 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) VoIP
2 4 (9.30%) WAN
2 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.98%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) RTP
3 3 (6.98%) H.323
3 3 (6.98%) VLAN
3 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) Wireless
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) DB2
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Selenium
2 7 (16.28%) Ranorex
3 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.98%) FogBugz
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) Rational Robot
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) SilkTest
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Software Testing
2 15 (34.88%) Manual Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Regression Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Scrum
3 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
6 4 (9.30%) RAD
6 4 (9.30%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Kanban
7 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.33%) BDD
8 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) C#
1 8 (18.60%) Java
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) Ruby
2 7 (16.28%) Perl
2 7 (16.28%) C++
3 3 (6.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
2 12 (27.91%) ISEB
3 11 (25.58%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) MCITP
4 3 (6.98%) MCSE
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.65%) CEH
5 2 (4.65%) CISMP
5 2 (4.65%) CISSP
5 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
2 3 (6.98%) Avaya
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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